Table 16_3_1-1b

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_3_1.1b
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.00.814.40.915.11.114.81.424.61.7
Age0–1716.31.810.12.113.93.2DSUDSU27.53.3
18–4418.00.915.61.116.61.315.51.824.71.9
45–6416.61.415.11.614.51.819.43.323.02.5
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale14.90.912.51.013.01.213.81.921.71.9
Female20.01.117.01.218.11.616.11.929.42.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.52.024.12.530.73.720.73.534.23.3
Near poor/low24.21.822.92.025.12.617.93.026.23.4
Middle14.81.212.51.412.81.812.02.221.92.1
High8.21.17.61.28.11.4DSUDSU12.43.1
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school25.51.525.22.428.43.121.33.825.82.1
High school graduate18.01.315.71.415.81.715.62.126.62.8
At least some college12.00.911.21.011.41.213.62.217.62.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.60.914.51.015.21.215.41.823.51.8
Not employed22.41.520.11.820.42.419.23.228.02.8
Health insurance, under age 65Any private7.50.76.40.75.70.99.11.513.41.9
Public only21.41.918.22.324.03.913.32.826.73.4
Uninsured31.91.632.42.037.42.625.93.231.02.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.70.814.91.015.71.215.31.525.61.8
  Large central metro20.61.216.41.418.22.317.32.127.62.0
  Large fringe metro15.31.613.11.614.12.113.13.323.04.1
  Medium metro13.51.612.71.712.01.712.73.718.33.7
  Small metro20.43.518.73.921.14.6DSUDSU28.74.8
Nonmetropolitan11.91.711.61.612.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan11.92.011.72.012.12.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.90.814.10.914.51.114.71.520.92.4
Other24.11.917.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSU26.62.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.60.813.00.913.91.112.51.323.41.7
Fair/poor35.02.733.13.233.53.837.35.940.45.6
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.13.429.43.632.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities42.24.942.65.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities16.10.813.50.913.61.115.81.623.91.8

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_1-1b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_3_1-1b.html